sarracenia


sar·ra·ce·nia

noun \ˌsa-rə-ˈsē-nē-ə, -ˈse-\

Definition of SARRACENIA

:  any of a genus (Sarracenia) of eastern North American insectivorous perennial herbs of the pitcher-plant family

Origin of SARRACENIA

New Latin, from Michel Sarrazin †1734 French physician & naturalist
First Known Use: 1884

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